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in our hearts that, for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. come. >> president barack obama giving his speech to supporters after claiming victory in the white house. >> mitt romney could not put together the electoral map he needed to defeet the president. as it stands, president obama has 303. romney received 206. florida's 29 electoral votes have not yet been awarded but again, the outcome there will not affect the president's re- election. >>> good morning. i'm sarah simmons. hope you got a little rest. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. it is finally done. it's finally done. the election is finally -- >> i think that makes everybody feel better. >> now i'm seeing commercials i haven't seen in months. >> we'll get to all the election results in just a minute but first we wanted to talk to you. >> we have a little bit of weather here. not a major deal but any time we are talking about went weather in november, even the threat of a snowflake, people start to losses it a little bit. >> he did. >> not a panic situation. we'll show you what's happening
in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> deangelo hall should hear later on today whether he will be fined or suspended for his actions last sunday. hall was ejected last sunday for a confrontation with an official at the en
more closely at america and it is down 2.2%. that means america's economy is slowing perhaps more than the rest of the world. >> reporter: congress reconvenes on november 15th. a looming fiscal cliff is likely to top their agenda. >> asian markets are following wall street. south creigh's index lost half a percent in trading today. most european markets are falling this morning. >>> some great sports news on this friday morning. d.c. united advanced to the eastern conference finals in the mls playoffs. they beat the red bulls last night. rick delee op scored the game winner in the 87th minute of play. -- rick deleon scored the game winner in the 87th minute of play. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. >>> happy friday, everyone. it is november 9th. live look outside right now over washington, d.c. in this area. >> somewhere out there. >> somewhere out there. good morning to you and welcome to the show. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. welcome to friday, everyone. >> it will be beautiful. it will be a little cool. temperatures in the mid- to upper 50s, less wind than yeste
relief. >>> fox 5 investigates cities and counties nationwide going after america's expanding waistline. the latest fight is against junk food in schools. >> sherry ly investigates how the school cafeteria is becoming the battleground. >> reporter: transfats, super sized sodas, even happy meals are under attack. der attack. now, some schools are turning on junk food. >> we understand that we have a responsibility to ensure that the health and well-being of these students is taken care of. >> reporter: during the day in montgomery county, it is hands off sugary snacks and sodas. >> those are only available in vending machines after the bell rings at the en. the school day. >> reporter: kids can buy pop starts but these are low fast, whole grain versions of the whole thing. >> any product has to have 35% or less calories from sugar, the same from fat. >> reporter: in the cafeteria, nothing is fried, not even french fries. they are baked. buying lunch, grab a fruit or vegetable. that is the rule even if it is hard to stomach. >> people just like to have their own food and get to choose wha
. what is really motivating folks who want to opt out of america. >> it would be interesting to find out what they think the benefit of it was would be. >> reporter: once any pet i go reaches 25,000 signatures in 30 days' time it mandates a response from the obama administration. but the bottom line is this might be a good way to americans to air their frustrations but the petitions carry no legal weight. >> it is not in the president's power under the constitution to let a state is he cede. it is not clear whether anyone, even congress, could let a state secede. it might take a constitutional amendment.. >> reporter: petitions from louisiana and texas are reaching a threshhold for response. you can see these petitions for yourself online at white house.gov. >>> to baseball now, you know the season is over but the natsz are 2-2 this week. davey johnson was named national league manager of the year. -- but the nats are 2-2 this week. he recently signed on for one more season as a skipper. here is what he said about winning the national heying manager of the year. >> -- league manager of t
america to pick the next president of the united states. >> the polls don't open here in our area for another 95 minutes. election day is already well under way in new hampshire. while you were sleeping, residents in two tiny villages took part in the traditional midnight vote there. that tradition started back in the 1960 election. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. weather is also on a lot of minds so let's turn to tucker barnes. >> it got really cold outside overnight. our temperatures are generally below freezing for much of the area. very chilly start to your day. get ready for cold temperatures. even this afternoon, we'll warm up into the mid-40s. doing find out there. lots of clear skies out there contributing to the cold. with a northerly wind today with lots of sunshine, not a whole lot of weather features to talk about at the moment but developing off to the south and down into the northern gulf is this area of low pressure that we've been talking about the last couple of days. that will start to push towards our area l
between two different visions for america, between a return to the top- down policies that crashed our economy and an economy that is built from the middle out and the bottom up. >> do you think obamacare create jobs? did his war on coal and oil and gas create jobs? did dodd frank regulations help banks make more loans? >> reporter: the latest poll numbers out show president obama and mitt romney in a dead heat. a new abc news wash post poll has both candidates tied at 48%. obama takes the lead by one point in and nbc news "wall street journal" poll getting the support of 48% of likely voters to romney's 47%. today, president obama holds rallies in wisconsin, ohio and iowa. he will wrap up this evening with a rally in des moines. >> mitt romney will be in fairfax, virginia this afternoon for a rally at george mason university and will finish up in new hampshire where he secured the republican nomination. >> thank you. >>> the "washington post" today is out with its endorsements of several major questions on the ballot in maryland. the post endorses question four, the dream act, which w
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